Fairey Ultra-Light The Fairey Ultra -light Helicopter was one of several projects submitted in the... Fairey Ultra-Light The Fairey Ultra -light Helicopter was one of several projects submitted in the... The last Ultra-light G-APJJ was one of two originally planned as private ventures and had an... The last Ultra-light, G-APJJ, was one of two originally planned as private ventures, and had an... Ôîòîãðàôèè   Ôîòîãðàôèè   It had always been understood that G-AOUJ's original main rotor head was missing and most unlikely... It had always been understood that G-AOUJ's original main rotor head was missing and most unlikely... Fairey Ultra-Light Fairey Ultra-Light The Rotodyne in 1959 with the folding upper fins now vertical and with the undercarriage retracted.... The Rotodyne in 1959, with the folding upper fins now vertical and with the undercarriage retracted.... Fairey Ultra-Light Fairey Ultra-Light Fairey Ultra-Light Fairey Ultra-Light In the second week of April 1958 the Rotodyne made its first transition to and from the autogyro... In the second week of April 1958 the Rotodyne made its first transition to and from the autogyro... Fairey Ultralight G-APJJ Helicopters are not neglected here at the Museum with both military and... Fairey Ultralight G-APJJ Helicopters are not neglected here at the Museum, with both military and... The load-carrying extension and door of Ultra-light G-AOUJ in use during a nuclear-war... The load-carrying extension and door of Ultra-light G-AOUJ in use during a nuclear-war... Bensen B-8M Gyro-Boat Developed by gyrocopter designer and manufacturer Igor Bensen as a variant of... Bensen B-8M Gyro-Boat Developed by gyrocopter designer and manufacturer Igor Bensen as a variant of... Cierva C-30A The Cierva C-30 was designed by Don Juan de la Cierva who perfected the autogiro... Cierva C-30A The Cierva C-30 was designed by Don Juan de la Cierva, who perfected the autogiro... Click image to enlarge Covers the history of the Rotodyne which was a large British compound... Click image to enlarge Covers the history of the Rotodyne which was a large British compound... Another display of precision flying was provided by a Seaking helicopter that simulated a rescue in... Another display of precision flying was provided by a Seaking helicopter that simulated a rescue in... By September 1956 the Jet Gyrodyne had completed 190 transitions and 140 autorotative landings and... By September 1956 the Jet Gyrodyne had completed 190 transitions and 140 autorotative landings, and... AH-56A Cheyenne Compound Helicopter Traditionally reaching such speeds in rotor powered aircraft... AH-56A Cheyenne Compound Helicopter Traditionally, reaching such speeds in rotor powered aircraft... Powerplant and rotor-drive testing before the first flight of the Rotodyne in November 1957... Powerplant and rotor-drive testing before the first flight of the Rotodyne, in November 1957,... A model of the proposed Rotodyne 'Z' the production version in BEA colours A model of the proposed Rotodyne 'Z', the production version, in BEA colours Eurocopter X3 The X3 counters this problem by trading off speed on the overhead rotor for extra... Eurocopter X3 The X3 counters this problem by trading off speed on the overhead rotor for extra... Futuristics : Helicopter Transportation Gallery Futuristics : Helicopter Transportation Gallery Fairey Rotodyne XE521 Gyroplane These hybrid aircraft cruised at speeds much faster than... Fairey Rotodyne XE521 Gyroplane These hybrid aircraft cruised at speeds much faster than... The control-cabin of the Rotodyne. As with other helicopters the first pilot flew from the... The control-cabin of the Rotodyne. As with other helicopters, the first pilot flew from the... The Jet Gyrodyne -ex-G-AJJP and with its first compromised serial XD759 - making one of the early... The Jet Gyrodyne -ex-G-AJJP and with its first, compromised, serial XD759 - making one of the early... One of the last public appearances of the Rotodyne in Westland and RAF markings at the SBAC Show... One of the last public appearances of the Rotodyne, in Westland and RAF markings, at the SBAC Show,... The Rotodyne with folding upper fins now fitted but still in 'raw' prototype finish The Rotodyne with folding upper fins now fitted, but still in 'raw' prototype finish The Fairey Rotodyne was a compound helicopter of unprecedented size at the time of it's first flight... The Fairey Rotodyne was a compound helicopter of unprecedented size at the time of it's first flight... This picture of the Rotodyne on one of its first flights shows the massively strutted fixed... This picture of the Rotodyne, on one of its first flights, shows the massively strutted fixed... Contribution: Philip MacKenzie User Contributed Notes Database Main Index Add note to this page... Contribution: Philip MacKenzie User Contributed Notes Database Main Index Add note to this page... The Rotodyne is a strange looking beast with both helicopter blades and propellers. However this... The Rotodyne is a strange looking beast, with both helicopter blades and propellers. However, this...
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